Max amount of FITech students: 80
Persons without a valid study right at a Finnish university or university of applied sciences have preference to this course.
Security models and terminology, authentication, access control, software security, cryptography, network security, threat analysis, identity management, privacy, security policies and regulation.
After taking the course
- you are familiar with the key concepts and abstractions of information security and understand the purpose, function and weaknesses of several security technologies
- you are able to model threats and analyse the security of a system critically, from the viewpoint of an attacker
- you can identify common security flaws in software and apply principles of secure programming.
Assessment methods and criteria
Examination (on campus), hands-on exercises (online).
Lectures 24 h, exercises 60 h, independent study 49 h.
Most of the course can be done online. However, the examination and course assistants to help with the exercises will only be on campus.
Examination (Otaniemi campus) on Thursday 19.10.2023 at 17-20.
Groups of five or more students from the same location (e.g., same university) can contact the teacher for special arrangements.
More information on Aalto University’s course page. Course schedule is available in Sisu, when implementation is published.
You can get a digital badge after completing this course.
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